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Uehara sidelined with elbow strain

Updated: June 27, 2009, 8:43 PM ET
Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- Orioles pitcher Koji Uehara is poised for another stint on the disabled list, this time with an elbow strain.

The Japanese right-hander was scratched from his scheduled start against Washington on Sunday and is expected to be replaced by rookie Dave Hernandez, who will be recalled from Triple-A Norfolk. To make room for Hernandez, Baltimore will place Uehara on the DL.

"I would say that's a likelihood that would happen," Orioles manager Dave Trembley said Saturday.

Uehara, ...

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